Moonlight in Odessa

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Diana Tyler

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Diana Tyler

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Sophie Gorell Barnes

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Laura Longrigg

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Diana Tyler

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Susan Smith

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Diana Tyler

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David Riding

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Laura Longrigg

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Susan Smith

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Sophie Gorell Barnes

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Diana Tyler

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Laura Longrigg

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Diana Tyler

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David Riding

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Diana Tyler

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Laura Longrigg

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Category:
Fiction

Publisher:
Bloomsbury (UK and US)

Publication date:
Feb-10

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As read on BBC Radio 4 Book at BedtimeMelissa Nathan Romantic Comedy of the Year winner A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian meets Desperate Housewives in this brilliant expose of the booming business of email order brides, an industry where love and marriage collide with sex and commerce. After months of job hunting, Ukranian Daria finds a plum position at a foreign firm. But every plum has a pit. In this case, it’s her new boss, Mr. Harmon, who makes it clear that sleeping with him is part of the job description. Daria evades Harmon’s advances by recruiting her neighbour, the slippery Olga, to be his mistress. But soon Olga sets her sights on Daria’s job. Daria begins to moonlight as an interpreter at Soviet Unions™, a matchmaking agency that organizes social events where lonely American men can meet Odessan women. Her grandmother pushes Daria to marry one of the foreigners, but Daria already has feelings for a local. She must choose between her world and America, between Vlad, a sexy, irresponsible mobster, and Tristan, a teacher nearly twice her age. Daria chooses security and America. Only it’s not exactly what she thought it would be…

Reviews

"This novel is certainly romantic, and certainly witty - but very much more besides. . . It's a novel that stays with you for all the right reasons."Joanna Trollope.
"Comic, rich in atmosphere and full of irresistible Russian languor".The Daily Mail
"... jam-packed with hilarious and very well observed insights into relationships...A real joy to read, we hope to see much more from this new author."Sarah Broadhurst, February 2010 Debut Book of the Month, LoveReading.co.uk
"..a comically touching travelogue through the international romantic wasteland.."Dave Boling, author of Guernica
Moonlight in Odessa received an 'honorable mention' from the organizers of the San Francisco Book Festival. 

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